BADGER FAMILY CHRONICLES

© Christopher Earls Brennen

Datafile 10A. Fyffe Records

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

The following were found in various miscellaneous records:

U.S. IMMIGRATION RECORDS

The following are found in the records of immigration to New York:

ULSTER COVENANT

The signers of the Ulster Covenant on Sep.28, 1912, include the following:

CENSUS OF 1841

The 1841 Census of County Tyrone includes the following references to Fyffe families. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, Chr = Christian Church, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = head or husband, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law or sister-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, CoAn = County Antrim, CoAr = County Armagh, CoD = County Down, CoDe = County Derry, CoL = County Longford, CoR = County Roscommon, CoT = County Tyrone, CoF = County Fermanagh.

Townland of Lackagh, Parish of Longfield West, County Tyrone:
William Fyffe   HD       na      
Isabella Fyffe   WI       na      
Anne Fyffe          aged 3      
Samuel Fyffe          aged 3      

CENSUS OF 1851

The 1851 Census of County Tyrone includes the following references to Gibson families. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, Chr = Christian Church, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = head or husband, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law or sister-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, CoAn = County Antrim, CoAr = County Armagh, CoD = County Down, CoDe = County Derry, CoL = County Longford, CoR = County Roscommon, CoT = County Tyrone, CoF = County Fermanagh.

Townland of Drumnamalragh, Parish of Longfield West, County Tyrone:
John Gibson   HD       na      
Amelia Gibson   WI       na      
John Gibson          aged 11      
Margaret Gibson          aged 9      
Eliza Gibson          aged 6      
Fanny Gibson          aged 4      

CENSUS OF 1901

The 1901 Census contains the following references to Fyffe families. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, Chr = Christian Church, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = head or husband, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law or sister-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, CoAn = County Antrim, CoAr = County Armagh, CoD = County Down, CoDe = County Derry, CoL = County Longford, CoR = County Roscommon, CoT = County Tyrone, CoF = County Fermanagh.

NameAge  Pos.  Relig.  B-place   Occupation  Lit.  Marr.
  
House 6 in Irish Street, Strabane, Co.Tyrone:
Samuel Fyffe 58 HD CofE Co.Tyr Civil Bill Officer RW MA
Fanny Fyffe 50 WI CofE Co.Tyr Housekeeper RW MA
Emily Fyffe 22 DA CofE Co.Tyr Seamstress RW UM
William Fyffe 19 SO CofE Co.Tyr Iron Moulder RW UM
John Fyffe 17 SO CofE Co.Tyr Mechanic RW UM
Wilson Fyffe 15 SO CofE Co.Tyr Clerk RW UM
Samuel Fyffe 14 SO CofE Co.Tyr Solicitors Clerk RW UM
  
House 3 in Castletown (Ballymagorry, Tyrone):
Jane Fyffe 45 HD Pres Co.T Farmer RWWI
Bella Fyffe 21 DA Pres Co.T Farmer's daughter RWUM
Janey Fyffe 19 DA Pres Co.T Farmer's daughter RWUM
Minnie Fyffe 16 DA Pres Co.T Farmer's daughter RWUM
Maggie Fyffe 14 DA Pres Co.T Scholar RWUM
John James Fyffe 12 SO Pres Co.T ScholarRWUM
Annie Edith Fyffe 10 DA Pres Co.T Scholar RWUM
Charles Fyffe 70 BL Pres Co.T General Labourer RWUM
Maggie Fyffe 59 SL Pres Co.T General Housework RWUM
Henry Toland 17 SERoCa Co.T Farm Labourer RW UM
Charles Harn 16 SERoCa Co.T Farm Labourer RW UM
  
House 7 in Lisnagirr (Mountjoy Forest West, Tyrone):
Samuel Fyffe 64 HD Pres Co.Tyr Farmer RW MA
Isabella Fyffe 59 WI Pres Co.Tyr RW MA
Bella Fyffe 25 DA Pres Co.TyrFarmer's daughter RW UM
David Fyffe 24 SO Pres Co.Tyr Farmer's son RWUM
Jeanie Fyffe 20 DA Pres Co.Tyr Farmer's daughter RW UM
Ida Fyffe 9 GD Pres Co.Tyr Scholar RW UM
 
House 10.2 in Market Street (Omagh Town, Tyrone):
Samuel Fyffe 36 HD Pres Co.Tyr Merchant RW MA
Lydia Fyffe 35 WI Pres Co.Tyr Housekeeper RW MA
Wm H Fyffe 5 SO Pres Co.Tyr Son UM
Meta Fyffe 3 DA Pres Co.Tyr Daughter UM
Hugh Beatty30 BOCofECo.FerShop Assistant RW UM
G A Anderson 22 BOCofECo.Tyr Shop Assistant RW UM
Thomas Graham 25 BOCofECo.Tyr Clerk RW UM
David Greir 27 BOCofECo.DonShop Assistant RW UM
Lusia Kane 22 SERoCaCo.Tyr Domestic RW UM
Mary Collim 16 SERoCaCo.Tyr Domestic RW UM
 
House 7 in Dergalt (Camus, Tyrone):
Alexander McKeown 40 HD CofE Co.Tyr Farmer RW MA
Maggie McKeown27 WI CofE Co.Tyr Farmer's wife RW MA
Mary Eliza McKeown3DACofECo.Tyr Farmer's daughterNRUM
James Alexander McKeown1SOCofECo.TyrFarmer's sonNRUM
Mary Tait 50 ML CofE Co.Tyr Farmer's Widow RW WI
Samuel Fyffe95Wife's UnclePres Co.TyrFarmerRWWI
 
House 11 in Carony (Drumquin, Tyrone):
Joseph Fyffe 65 HDCofECo.Tyr ShoemakerROMA
Rebecca Fyffe 60 WICofECo.TyrNRMA
Thomas Fyffe 23 SOCofECo.Tyr Agricultural Lab.RWUM
Samuel Fyffe 21 SOCofECo.Tyr Agricultural Lab.RWUM
Andrew Fyffe 19 SOCofECo.TyrAgricultural Lab.RWUM
 
House 32 in Drumlegagh (Baronscourt, Tyrone):
Samuel M Fyffe 43 HD Pres Co.Tyr Farmer RWMA
Rachel Fyffe 40 WI Pres Co.Tyr RWMA
Ruby M Fyffe 9 DA Pres Co.Tyr Scholar RWUM
Wm Jas Fyffe 8 SO Pres Co.Tyr Scholar RWUM
Alex Hill Fyffe 6 SO Pres Co.Tyr Scholar RWUM
Saml Gailey Fyffe 5 SO Pres Co.Tyr ScholarRWUM
John Fyffe 3 SO Pres Co.Tyr NRUM
Bridget Misset 25 SERoCaCo.Tyr Domestic Servant RWUM
John Mc Menamin18 SERoCaCo.Tyr Farm Servant RWUM
 
Residents of a house 1 in Bigwood (Clonelly, Fermanagh):
Alexander Fyffe 50 HD CofE Co.Fer     Farmer RW MA
Margaret Ann Fyffe42 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA
Robert S Fyffe20 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Son RW UM
Jane Fyffe 19 DA CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Daughter RW UM
George Fyffe 17 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Son RW UM
Alexander Fyffe 15 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Son RW UM
Maxwell Fyffe 14 SO CofE Co.Fer Scholar RW UM
Margaret Ann Fyffe 12 DA CofE Co.Fer Scholar RW UM
Elizabeth Fyffe 10 DA CofE Co.Fer Scholar RW UM
Ellen Fyffe 6 DA CofE
  
Residents of a house 7 in Edenagilhorn (Cross, Fermanagh):
Edward Fyffe 40 HD CofE Co.Fer Farmer NR MA
Bella Fyffe 38 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA
Annie Fyffe 11 DA CofE Co.Fer Scholar RW UM
Wm John Fyffe 8 SO CofE Co.Fer Scholar RW UM
Edward Fyffe 4 SO CofE
  
Residents of a house 3 in Mullaghmeen (Ballydoolagh, Fermanagh):
Andrew Fyffe 96 HD CofE Co.Fer R I C Pensioner RW MA
Christian Fyffe 62 WI CofE Co.Fer Housekeeper RW MA
Charles Fyffe 38 SO CofE
  
House #4 in Shanaghy (Kilmore, Fermanagh):
Thomas Fyffe 76 HD CofE Co.Fer Farmer RW MA
Jane Fyffe 72 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA
Emily Fyffe 44 DA CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Daughter RW UM
George Fyffe 42 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Son RW UM
James Wm Fyffe 41 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmers Son RW UM
John Fyffe 36 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmers Son RW UM
Annie Fyffe 33 DA CofE Co.Fer Farmers Daughter RW UM
Annie Jackson 44 BO CofE Co.Fer National School Teacher RW UM
James Faughner 26 SE CofE Co.Fer Farm Servant RW UM
  

CENSUS OF 1911

The 1911 Census contains the following references to Fyffe families. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, Chr = Christian Church, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = head or husband, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law or sister-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, CoAn = County Antrim, CoAr = County Armagh, CoD = County Down, CoDe = County Derry, CoL = County Longford, CoR = County Roscommon, CoT = County Tyrone, CoF = County Fermanagh.

NameAge  Pos.  Relig.  B-place   Occupation  Lit.  Marr.Children
  
House 1 in Castletown (Ballymagorry, Tyrone):
Jane Fyffe 59 HD Pres Co.T RWWI
Minnie Fyffe 27 DA Pres Co.T RWUM
Margaret Fyffe 25 DA Pres Co.T Bookeeper RWUM
John James Fyffe 23 SO Pres Co.T Farmer RWUM
Edith A Fyffe 21 DA Pres Co.T Bookeeper RWUM
  
House 26 in Patrick Street (Pt. of), Strabane North, Urban, Tyrone:
Samuel Fyffe 68 HD CofE Co.Tyr Civil Bill Officer RW MA 5
Frances Fyffe 58 WI CofE Co.Tyr - RW MA in 1835? 5
William Fyffe 29 SO CofE Co.Tyr Insurance Agent RW UM
John Fyffe 27 SO CofE Co.Tyr Mechanic RW UM
Wilson Fyffe 25 SO CofE Co.Tyr Law Clerk (General) RW UM
Ivor Samuel Fyffe 23 SO CofE Co.Tyr Law Clerk (General) RW UM
  
Residents of a house 3 in Newtown Street (Strabane North, Urban, Tyrone):
John James Foster 34 HD CofECo.TyrBreadserver RWMA
Emily Foster 32 WI CofE
  
Residents of a house 1 in Mullaghmeen (Ballydoolagh, Fermanagh):
Charles Fyffe 51 HD CofE Co.Tyr Farmer RW MA
Maggie Fyffe 24 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA 3yrs
Lucinda C Fyffe 1 DA CofE Co.Fer NR UM
John Beatty 23 SE CofE Co.Fer Farm Servant RW UM
  
Residents of a house 1 in Bigwood (Clonelly, Fermanagh):
Alexander Fyffe 65 HD CofE Co.Fer     Farmer RW MA
Margaret Fyffe 59 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA 32yrs
Robert Samuel Fyffe 28 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmers Son RW UM
Alexander Fyffe 25 SO CofE Co.Fer Farmers Son RW UM
Maggie Anne Fyffe 22 DA CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Daughter RW UM
Elizabeth Fyffe 20 DA CofE Co.Fer Farmer's Daughter RW UM
Ellen Fyffe 16 DA CofE
  
Residents of a house 3 in Drummacalara (Ederny, Fermanagh):
Robert Fyffe 30 HD CofE Co.Fer Farm Labourer RW MA
Maria Fyffe 35 WI CofE Co.Fer RW MA 9yrs
George Fyffe 7 SO CofE Co.Fer Scholar RO
Maud Fyffe 5 DA CofE Co.Fer Scholar RO
Robert Fyffe J 4 SO CofE
  
Residents of a house 8 in Largy (Ballyreagh, Fermanagh):
John Fyffe 29 HD RoCa Co.Fer General Labourer NR MA
Bridget Fyffe 23 WI RoCa Co.Fer RW MA 2yrs
  
House 5 in Bergalt (Camus, Tyrone):
Alexander McKeown49 HD CofE CoTyr Farmer RW MA
Margret McKeown 42 WICofE CoTyr RW MA
[Married 14 years, children born 5, children living 5]
Mary Eliza McKeown 13 DA CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
James Alexander McKeown 11 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
William John McKeown 9 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Maggie Jane McKeown 5 DA CofE CoTyr Scholar NR UM
Annie Martha McKeown 2 DA CofE CoTyr Scholar NR UM
  
House 21 in Bergalt (Camus, Tyrone):
John James Stewart68 HD Pres CoTyr Farmer RW MA
Jane Stewart 75 WI Pres CoTyr RW MA
[Married 44 years, children born 6, children living 6]
David Stewart 28 SO Pres CoTyr Farmers Son RW UM
  
House 3 in Archill (Magheracreggan, Tyrone):
Alexander Fyffe 36 HD Pres CoTyr Farmer RW MA
Beulah Mary Fyffe 38 WI Pres CoTyr RW MA
[Married 9 years, 5 children, 5 living]
Bobbie J Fyffe 8 SO Pres CoTyr Scholars RW UM
Lily Jane Fyffe 6 DA Pres CoTyr Scholars RW UM
Ruby Isabel Fyffe 4 DA Pres CoTyr NR UM
Beulah Mary Fyffe 2 DA Pres CoTyr NR UM
John Andrew Fyffe SO Pres CoTyr NR UM
Dan Baxter 19 SE RoCa CoTyr General Servant RW UM
 
House 4 in Archill (Magheracreggan, Tyrone):
Elizabeth Fyfe63 HD Pres CoTyr Farmer RW WI
 
House 5 in Ballee (Ballymagorry, Tyrone):
James Thomas Fife52 HD Pres CoTyr Farmer RW MA
Isabella Fife 51 WI Pres CoTyr RW MA
[Married 24 years, 3 children, 2 living]
Bella Jane Fife19 DA Pres Philadelphia RW
 
House 1 in Ardstraw (Churchlands, Tyrone):
John Fife Young25 HD Pres America Farmer RW MA
Betty Fife Young22 WI Pres CoTyr RW MA
Margaret Carlin35 SE RoCa CoTyr Domestic Servant RW UM
Thomas Gildea16 SE RoCa CoDon Farm Servant RW UM
 
House 3 in Aghadowey (Ballintra, Donegal):
Jane Fyffe75 HD CofE CoDon Farmer NR WI
[4 children, 4 living]
John Fyffe48 SO CofE CoDon Farmers Son RW UM
William Fyffe 35 SO CofE CoDon Farmers Son RW UM
Lizzie Fyffe 44 DA CofE CoDon RW UM
Margaret Fyffe 42 DA CofE CoDon RW UM
 

  

BIRTHS

The first part of this section is a listing of some of the Fyffe births in various records. Details of some of these are included in the second part of this section.

 
First Name(s)  Surname  AreaYearRef. Ch.
  
David Fyffe Omagh 1868 [c]
Isabella Jane Fyffe Omagh 1868 [c]
Mary Jane Fyffe Omagh 1868 [c]
Isabella     Fyffe     Strabane   1871   [c]
Fanny Fyffe Strabane 1873 [c]
Rebecca Anne Fyffe Omagh 1874 [c]
Mary Jane Stuart (Stewart)   Strabane 1874 [d]
Martha Stuart (Stewart) Strabane 1875 [d]
Margaret Stuart (Stewart) Strabane 1878 [d]
femaleFyffeLisnaskea1872 [c]
Jane Anne FyffeEnniskillen1873 [c]
Isabella JaneFyffeIrvinestown1873 [c]
Samuel OliverFyffeStrabane1887
AlexanderFyffeFivemiletown  1908
Martha JeanFyffeBelfast1937
Florance HazelFyffeBelfast1941
Alexander George  FyffeBelfast1944
Sandra JeanFyffeBelfast1946
 
[a] LDS Records.
[c] Emerald Ancestors Records.
[d] Records of First Strabane Presbyterian Church.
[e] Records of Urney and Sion Mills Presbyterian Church.


The second part of this section contains details of some of the births listed above:


The third part of this section contains details of some of the births listed above.

Parents:Place:Date:Child's Name:
 
James Fyffe and    Strabane, Co.Tyrone   Dec.28,1871    Isabella
Jane (Porterfield) Strabane Oct.18,1873    Fanny

 

MARRIAGES

The first part of this section is a listing of some of the Fyffe marriages in various records. Details of some of these are included in the second part of this section.

First Name(s)  Surname  AreaYearRef. Ch.
  
JamesFife Strabane 1846 [c]
WilliamFyffe Strabane 1852 [c]
AnnFyffe Strabane 1853 [c]
John James  Fyffe Strabane 1857 [c]
WilliamFyffe Strabane 1857 [c]
SamuelFyffe Strabane 1857 [c]
JamesFyffe Strabane 1857 [c]
MayFyffe Strabane 1858 [c]
MargaretFyffe Strabane 1858 [c]
James FyffeEnniskillen1859 [c]
JamesFyffe Omagh 1861 [d]
Jane Anne FyffeIrvinestown  1862[c]
JaneFyfe Lisnaskea 1865 [c]
Eliza MargaretFyffe Omagh 1865 [d]
MargaretFyffe Strabane 1867 [c]
HumphreysFyffe Omagh 1867 [c]
JaneFyffe Strabane 1868 [c]
JamesFyffe Strabane 1871 [c]
RobertFyfe Irvinestown 1871 [c]
JohnFyffe Strabane 1872 [c]
WilliamFyfe Lisnaskea 1873 [c]
JamesFyfe Irvinestown 1875 [c]
WilsonFyffe Strabane 1876 [c]
IsabellaFyffe Strabane 1876 [c]
SamuelFyffe Omagh 1877 [c]
John Russell FyffeLisnaskea1880[c]
WilliamFyfe Lisnaskea 1883 [c]
MatthewFife Sion Mills 1883 [g]
ElizabethFyffe Strabane 1887 [c]
Edward FyffeLisnaskea1889[c]
FannieFyffe Strabane 1890 [c]
SamuelFyffe Strabane 1890 [c]
Rebecca J.  Fyffe     Strabane   1890   [c]
Rebecca A.Fyffe Strabane 1893 [c]
John JamesFyffe Strabane 1894 [c]
Rebecca FyffeLisnaskea1894[c]
Annie FyffeIrvinestown 1894[c]
WilliamFyffe Strabane 1898 [e]
EmmaFyffe Enniskillen 1900 [c]
John William FyffeIrvinestown1902[c]
JaneFyffe Strabane 1903 [c]
AlexanderFyffe Strabane 1903 [c]
Harriett Susanna Livinton FyffeLisnaskea1903[c]
Fanny FyffeIrvinestown1906[c]
EmilyFyffe Strabane 1907 [c]
Mary FyffeIrvinestown1907[c]
Charles FyffeIrvinestown1908[c]
IsabellaFyffe Strabane 1909 [c]
MargaretFyffe Strabane 1911 [c]
MinnieFyffe Strabane 1912 [c]
Johnston FyffeLisnaskea1913[c]
James FyffeLisnaskea1915[c]
Margaret Violet Helen FyffeClones1915[c]
John Thomas FyffeEnniskillen1917[c]
James MoodyFyffe Strabane 1918 [c]
Thomas Alexander FyffeLisnaskea1919[c]
Helen FyffeEnniskillen 1921[c]
Ellen FyffeIrvinestown1922[c]
William FyffeIrvinestown1923[c]
Edward FyffeEnniskillen1924[c]
Alexander FyffeMaghera1934
 
[a] LDS Records.
[c] Emerald Ancestors Records.
[d] Records of Crossroads Presbyterian Church near Omagh.
[e] Leckpatrick Parish Church Records.
[f] Records of Albany Presbyterian Church, Ballyclog, Co.Tyrone.
[g] Records of Urney and Sion Mills Presbyterian Church.


The second part of this section contains details of some of the marriages listed above:

 

DEATHS

The first part of this section is a listing of some of the Fyffe deaths in various records. Details of some of these are included in the second part of this section.

First Name(s)  Surname    AreaYearRef. Ch.
    
David Fyffe Strabane 1868
James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1890 [c]
John James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1897 [c]
William Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1898 [c]
James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1902 [c]
Maggie Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1904 [c]
Samuel Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1906 [c]
James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1907 [c]
James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1908 [c]
Charles Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1909 [c]
William, Snr.     Fyffe     Co.Tyrone     1910     [c]
James Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1911 [c]
Jane (Porterfield)   Fyffe Co.Tyrone 1915 [c]
 
Catherine Fyffe Co.Fermanagh   1881 [c]
William Fyffe Co.Fermanagh 1903 [c]
James, Snr Fyffe Co.Fermanagh 1904 [c]
 
[c] Emerald Ancestors Internet Records.


The second part of this section contains details of some of the deaths listed above:

GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS

Strabane Municipal Graveyard:

St.Eugene Church of Ireland Cemetery, Newtownstewart, Parish of Ardstraw, Co. Tyrone:

WILLS

A listing of the abstracts of wills mostly taken from the PRONI website:

Last updated 3/5/04.


Christopher E. Brennen